Alexander VI, Pope
Alexander VI, Pope
Rodrigo Borgia, born at Xativa, near Valencia, in Spain, 1 January, 1431; died in Rome, 18 August, 1503

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  • Alexander VI, Pope — (Rodrigo Borgia; r. 1492 1503).    Alexander VI received the cardinalate from his uncle, Pope Calixtus III, in 1456 and the vice chancellorship to the Holy See in the following year. He was a licentious prelate who fathered several children and… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Alexander VI —     Pope Alexander VI     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Alexander VI     Rodrigo Borgia, born at Xativa, near Valencia, in Spain, 1 January, 1431; died in Rome, 18 August, 1503. His parents were Jofre Lançol and Isabella Borja, sister of …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Alexander VI —     Pope Alexander VI     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Alexander VI     Rodrigo Borgia, born at Xativa, near Valencia, in Spain, 1 January, 1431; died in Rome, 18 August, 1503. His parents were Jofre Lançol and Isabella Borja, sister of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pope Alexander VI — Infobox pope English name=Alexander VI birth name= Roderic Llançol de Borja i Borja (in Catalan) ( it. Rodrigo Borgia) term start=August 11, 1492 term end=August 18, 1503 predecessor=Innocent VIII successor=Pius III birth date=birth… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander VI — (Rodrigo Borgia) 1431? 1503, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1492 1503 (father of Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia). * * * orig. Rodrigo de Borja y Doms born 1431, Játiva, Aragon died Aug. 18, 1503, Rome Pope (1492–1503). Born into the Spanish branch of the …   Universalium

  • ALEXANDER VI —    , called Borgia from his mother, a Spaniard by birth, obtained the popehood by bribery in 1492 in succession to Innocent VIII., lived a licentious life and had several children, among others the celebrated Lucretia and the infamous Cæsar… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Alexander VI — (1431–1503)    Pope.    Alexander, a nephew of Pope Callistus III, was born Rodrigo Borgia in Spain. At the age of twenty five he became a Cardinal and was appointed Chancellor of the Roman Church in 1457. His scandalous private life earned a… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Alexander VI. — Papst Alexander VI., nach einem Gemälde von Cristoforo dell Altissimo (Uffizien, Florenz) Alexander VI. (eigentlich Roderic Llançol i de Borja, italienisch Rodrigo Borgia; * 1. Januar 1431 in Xàtiva bei València; † 18. August 1503 in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alexander VI — noun Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431 1503) • Syn: ↑Pope Alexander VI, ↑Borgia, ↑Rodrigo Borgia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pope, ↑Catholic Pope, ↑Roman Catholic Pope, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pope Alexander VI — noun Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431 1503) • Syn: ↑Alexander VI, ↑Borgia, ↑Rodrigo Borgia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pope, ↑Catholic Pope, ↑Roman Catholic Pope, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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